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Enter the serial number from the pocket watch movement below. Do not use the case number. Tips for looking up your watch

How to Find Info About Your Pocket Watch

The Pocket Watch Database has compiled data covering the major American pocket watch manufacturers and created an easy way to find information using the serial number on the watch movement. Here are a few tips to find information about your pocket watch:

  1. Always input the serial number from the pocket watch movement (the "guts" of the watch).
  2. Never use the serial number from the case or any other part.
  3. If the serial number includes a letter, enter it along with the number when using the lookup feature.
  4. Many pocket watch case backs screw off. Others may require a dull wide blade to pry or pop the cover. Be careful not to scratch or damage the movement.
  5. Always select the correct manufacturer, which is usually stamped on the watch movement.
  6. If the manufacturer is not listed on the site, you may have a "private label" watch or it may not be American-made.
  7. Understand that many companies did not keep accurate or complete records. As a result, information displayed on this site may have inaccuracies. This is to be expected, and we have included an option to report inaccurate information on the result pages so the database can be continually improved.
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Serial No.:#9237923
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 20
Size:16s
Model:1888
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
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U.S. Watch Co. (Waltham, Mass) Grade 48 Pocket Watch Image U.S. Watch Co. (Waltham, Mass) Grade 48 Pocket Watch Image U.S. Watch Co. (Waltham, Mass) Grade 48 Pocket Watch Image
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Serial No.:#50551
Manufacturer:U.S. Watch Co. (Waltham, Mass)
Grade:48
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
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Hampden Grade Special (Adjusted) Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Special (Adjusted) Pocket Watch Image
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Serial No.:#934944
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Special (adjusted)
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
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Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image
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Serial No.:#15079334
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:P.S. Bartlett
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
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Hampden Grade Wm. McKinley Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Wm. McKinley Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Wm. McKinley Pocket Watch Image
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Serial No.:#2710019
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Wm. Mckinley
Size:16s
Model:4
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
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New York Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image New York Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image New York Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image
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Serial No.:#5077257
Manufacturer:New York Standard Watch Co.
Grade:
Size:18s
Model:5077257
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
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Elgin Grade 220 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 220 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 220 Pocket Watch Image
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Serial No.:#10489191
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:220
Size:16s
Model:6
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
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Waltham Grade No. 18 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 18 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 18 Pocket Watch Image
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Serial No.:#21598849
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 18
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
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Elgin Grade 233 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 233 Pocket Watch Image
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Serial No.:#9492177
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:233
Size:12s
Model:2
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
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